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E82 / E88 1 Series (2008 - 2013)
BMWs throw back to the iconic 2002, with a renewed form and function. The smallest car in BMW's line up but still packs a punch. Available in coupe or convertible, powered by either an inline 6 in the 128 or the twin turbo rocket sled 135.

 
 
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Old 03-04-2013, 10:30 AM
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Mein Auto: '09 135i & '11 328xi SWgn
New Michelins

I just replaced my OEM 215/40/18 front tires with 225/40/18 Michelin non-Run Flats, and the OEM 245/35/18 back tires with 245/40/18 Michelin non-Run Flats. This is on my 2009 135i with M Sport package, and the replacement tires are Michelin Pilot Sport All Season tires.

What a HUGE difference in ride quality and quietness. I got 25,000 miles out of the original run-flats, but would have swapped them out earlier if I had known what a big difference they would make.

Best of all, my local BMW dealer did the mounting/balancing swap for $120. Thanks to others on this forum who pointed me in this direction.
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